|Duane Tucker, Writer, Art Waves #35|
Writer and actor Duane Tucker is as eloquent, dramatic and spell-binding as you would expect him to be. He will keep you enraptured with the story of his one-man play about the life of John Muir, as well as with his exquisite poetry.
Keywords: poetry; acting; one-man-play; John Muir
|The Story of My Boyhood and Youth - John Muir|
Librivox recording of The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir. Read by Sue Anderson. "The only fire for the whole house was the kitchen stove, with a fire box about eighteen inches long and eight inches wide and deep,- scant space for three or four small sticks, around which in hard zero weather all the family of ten shivered, and beneath which in the morning we found our socks and coarse, soggy boots frozen solid." Thus, with perceptive eye for detail, the American naturalist, John Muir,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; autobiography; John Muir; memoir; Wisconsin
|John Muir on Hetch Hetchy - Shaping San Francisco|
Animation showing Yosemite's Hetch Hetchy Valley before and after inundation, with a quote from John Muir
Keywords: John Muir; Hetch Hetchy; San Francisco water system
|My First Summer in the Sierra - John Muir|
LibriVox recording of My First Summer in the Sierra, by John Muir. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. The journal of nature-lover John Muir who spent the summer of 1869 walking California’s Sierra Nevada range. From French Bar to Mono Lake and the Yosemite Valley, Muir was awestruck by everything he saw. The antics of the smallest “insect people” amazed him as much as stunted thousand-year old Juniper trees growing with inconceivable tenacity from tiny cracks in the stone...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nature; travel; memoir; John Muir; Sierra Nevada
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|Yosemite National Park|
Hey hey! This is one of my multimedia components for a travel package for my online journalism class. Feel free to press pause to take the time to look at the beautiful images. :) I highly recommend going here on your next vacation!
Keywords: Yosemite National Park; Tuolumne Meadows; Glacier Point; Vernal Falls; Nevada Falls; waterfall; waterfalls; rainbow; John Muir; trail; trails; tree; trees
|Insight: Capitol Chat / SB270: Plastic Bag Ban / In The Footsteps Of Greatness / Sound Advice: Devin Yamanaka - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler gives an update on the November ballot -- what made it in and what was left out. As the end of the legislation session nears, lawmakers are working through a number of bills. Plus, we discuss the governor's opposition to a recent CalPERS decision. SB270: Plastic Bag Ban - It's hard to believe a thin plastic film shaped into the form of a sack can cause such a stir in the halls of California's Capitol...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; CalPERS; SB270: Plastic Bag Ban; Mark Murray, Californians Against Waste; Cathy Brown, Crown Poly; In The Footsteps Of Greatness; John Muir trail; Josh Mathe; Yosemite Valley; Mt. Whitney; Leadville; ultramarathon; Sound Advice: Devin Yamanaka
|Insight: Hall of Fame / Lightening the case load / Harmonium high|
Hall of Fame - What do Clint Eastwood, Ronald Reagan and Walt Disney have in common? They are some of the first inductees into the California Hall of Fame at the California Museum for History, Women and the Arts in Sacramento. Today on Insight, you'll hear about the new California Hall of Fame and learn surprising facts about the well-known honorees. In addition to Eastwood, Reagan and Disney, those being honored include Cesar Chavez, Amelia Earhart, Frank Gehry, David Ho, M.D., Billie Jean King...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Clint Eastwood; Ronald Reagan; Walt Disney; California Hall of Fame; California Museum for History, Women and the Arts; Cesar Chavez; Amelia Earhart; Frank Gehry; David Ho, M.D; Billie Jean King; John Muir; Sally Ride; Alice Walker; Hearst and Packard families; University of the Pacific; McGeorge School of Law; Hurricane Katrina; harmonium; Pandit Binay Pathak
|Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 026 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 026 by Various Authors. Read by LibriVox Volunteers A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, travel, embroidery, science, mathematics, humor, philosophy, poliltics, and nature. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nonfiction; essays; letters; history; travel; emnbroidery; science; mathematics; humor; philosophy; politics; nature; thomas Jefferson; Samuel Butler; constitution of Japan; Titanic; Chicago; Edward Bok; Patrick Henry; Alaska; John Muir; conics; Robert Hooke; Francis Darwin; Africa; J. M. Barrie; Devonshire; Yahi; Calamity Jane
Downloads: 3,041 (1 review)
|Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 033 - Various|
LibriVox recording of Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 033 by Various. Read in English by Nicholas James Bridgewater; Edmund Bloxam; Craig Campbell; ACBowgus; Isana; Sue Anderson; Tip Brown; Julia Niedermaier; Delmar H Dolbier; Michele Fry Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include astronomy, religion, United States history, football, child raising, Tokyo firebombing, and more...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; religion; Jonathan Swift; mathematics; George Washington; arabic; parenting; sports; Islam; John Muir; football; u. s civil war; shiloh; sir issac newton; inaugural speeches; california redwoods; mt. ranier; ulysses s. grant; muhammad; quran; tokyo firebombing; wwii; robertg. ingersoll; elmer berry; william fraser tolmie
|Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 021 - Various|
LibriVox recording of LibriVox Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 021 by Various Authors. Read by LibriVox Volunteers A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, war, farming, slavery, education, philosophy, and nature. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; nonfiction; essays; speeches; history; philosophy; farming; war; slavery; education; philosophy, North America; Finland; John Muir; James Madison; John Dewey; Percy Bysshe Shelley; John Hossack; William Somerset Maughm; Triangle Factory Fire; Confederacy; E. I. duPont de Nemours Co; dynamite; U. S. Civil War; Massachusetts regiment
|ClimbTalk - Royal Robbins: Yosemite legend - 3/9/2010 - (FRB) FrontRangeBouldering.com/ClimbTalk|
Royal Robbins interview. Royal Robbins is a pioneer of American rock climbing. Recorded at the KGNU green studio, Boulder, Colorado. Royal talks about his new autobiography: 'To Be Brave, the first of a seven part series titled, My Life', Yosemite big walling and his visit to Boulder in 1964 to climb the first free ascent of The Yellow Spur in Eldorado canyon and the first ascents of The Final Exam, The By Gully and Athlete's Feat on Castle Rock in Boulder canyon with Pat Ament...
Keywords: royal robbins; pioneer american rock climber; clean climbing; free climbing; aid climbing; big wall climbing; damon robbins; camp4winecafe.com; yosemite national park; yosemite big wall climbing; to be brave; my life; royal robbins autobiography; southern california; nw face of half dome; fail falling; scout masters; phil bailey; al whilks; john salathe; john muir; walt whitman; ralph waldo emerson; fyodor dostoevsky; joseph conrad; pat ament; climbing ethics; 1964; west face of sentinel rock; north american wall; se face of el capitan; american alpine club; john harlin; basic rockcraft; advanced rockcraft; la siesta press; gaston rebuffat; walt wheelock; gary neptune; john sherman; warren harding; jumaring; belay seat; tom frost; yvon chouinard; san fernando valley; esprit; patagonia clothing and equipment; west face of the leaning tower; american directtissima; aiguille du dru; mont blanc range; france; west face of the dru; layton kor; boulder, colorado; eldorado canyon; boulder canyon; the flatirons; the yellow spur; athlete's feat; the by gully; the final exam; castle rock; mantling; crack climbing; face climbing; royal robbins: the spirit of the ages; tretorn tennis shoes; swami belts; tahquitz; tuolumne; modesto, california; camp 4; classic moderates; 5.6; 5.7; boy scouts of america; streets of los angeles; KVCU; 1190 am; mike brooks; mb; krys obrzut; smokey; dave mcallister; pfr; pumpfactoryroad.com; frontrangebouldering.com; frontrangebouldering.com audio interviews; frb podcast; frb; climbtalk; rocky mountain lifestyle; boulder lifestyle; frb interviews